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GAMBLE: Serving takes a plateful of talent

Molly Gamble

February 11, 2010

“Hi, my name is Molly and I’ll be your Islander this evening.” I doled out ten coasters and scribbled down drink orders. It was the summer before my sophomore year. I had picked up a gig at "Cheeseburger in Paradise," a Jimmy ...

‘Nickel and Dimed’ calls for change

Matthew Reddin

February 11, 2010

In "Nickel and Dimed," Barbara Ehrenreich cleans hotel rooms and tries to make a living on minimum wage. The question journalist Barbara Ehrenreich set out to answer seemed simple: can a single woman work and live on minimum wage for a month? And the answer was no. Now, the...